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Compare Kenya and DR Congo health profiles including life expectancy history, causes of death and population dynamics side by side. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kenya KENYA   DR Congo DR CONGO
           
    World Rank
           
    World Rank
      Male Female All M F All   Male Female All M F All
    1960
    44.8
    48.7
    46.7
    117
    104
    112
     
    39.9
    43.1
    41.4
    143
    135
    140
    1970
    50.4
    54.6
    52.5
    117
    108
    112
     
    43.6
    46.8
    45.2
    143
    141
    141
    1980
    56.0
    59.7
    57.8
    116
    116
    115
     
    46.2
    49.4
    47.8
    154
    149
    152
    1990
    57.4
    61.4
    59.4
    131
    128
    131
     
    44.4
    48.3
    46.3
    174
    172
    174
    2000
    50.8
    53.0
    51.9
    157
    158
    157
     
    49.8
    52.7
    51.3
    160
    160
    159
    2010
    58.9
    61.7
    60.3
    149
    151
    151
     
    55.9
    59.0
    57.4
    164
    160
    163
    2016
    64.4
    68.9
    66.7
    135
    131
    132
     
    58.9
    62.0
    60.5
    168
    165
    165
     
     
    LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kenya KENYA   DR Congo DR CONGO
          World Rank       World Rank
      Male Female M F   Male Female M F
    At Birth
    64.4
    68.9
    135
    131
     
    58.9
    62.0
    168
    165
    Age 5
    68.0
    72.2
    134
    132
     
    65.3
    67.9
    158
    162
    Age 10
    68.6
    72.6
    131
    132
     
    66.3
    68.8
    156
    159
    Age 15
    68.9
    72.9
    131
    132
     
    66.9
    69.5
    154
    157
    Age 20
    69.5
    73.3
    126
    131
     
    67.7
    70.1
    150
    157
    Age 25
    70.3
    73.8
    122
    131
     
    68.6
    70.8
    148
    157
    Age 30
    71.1
    74.4
    118
    129
     
    69.5
    71.5
    144
    158
    Age 35
    72.0
    75.0
    116
    128
     
    70.4
    72.4
    140
    158
    Age 40
    72.9
    75.8
    111
    125
     
    71.4
    73.3
    135
    157
    Age 45
    74.0
    76.7
    101
    117
     
    72.5
    74.3
    131
    156
    Age 50
    75.1
    77.5
    96
    117
     
    73.6
    75.2
    129
    157
    Age 55
    76.4
    78.4
    91
    113
     
    74.9
    76.3
    130
    157
    Age 60
    77.7
    79.4
    89
    113
     
    76.3
    77.4
    131
    158
    Age 65
    79.3
    80.6
    92
    113
     
    78.1
    78.9
    133
    158
    Age 70
    81.2
    82.2
    93
    110
     
    80.1
    80.8
    135
    156
    Age 75
    83.4
    84.2
    93
    111
     
    82.6
    83.2
    138
    151
    Age 80
    86.2
    86.7
    99
    110
     
    85.6
    86.0
    136
    145
    Age 85
    89.4
    89.9
    103
    110
     
    89.0
    89.4
    136
    140
     
     
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kenya KENYA   DR Congo DR CONGO
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    127.36
    5
     
    61.01
    25
    2. Influenza and Pneumonia
    89.41
    41
     
    128.08
    20
    3. HIV/AIDS
    75.25
    23
     
    36.40
    36
    4. Stroke
    66.90
    117
     
    110.84
    56
    5. Coronary Heart Disease
    44.20
    180
     
    82.42
    140
    6. Road Traffic Accidents
    39.22
    16
     
    36.88
    21
    7. Tuberculosis
    39.16
    44
     
    123.54
    8
    8. Prostate Cancer
    32.72
    24
     
    34.72
    23
    9. Malaria
    27.79
    32
     
    36.02
    24
    10. Cervical Cancer
    23.39
    19
     
    27.01
    15
    11. Liver Disease
    23.04
    62
     
    25.03
    53
    12. Hypertension
    21.55
    47
     
    31.76
    20
    13. Diabetes Mellitus
    19.98
    113
     
    19.53
    116
    14. Breast Cancer
    19.74
    56
     
    15.18
    111
    15. Lung Disease
    19.15
    116
     
    34.27
    37
    16. Oesophagus Cancer
    18.94
    3
     
    6.06
    31
    17. Maternal Conditions
    18.63
    21
     
    24.90
    16
    18. Alzheimers/Dementia
    17.48
    93
     
    17.36
    96
    19. Malnutrition
    16.37
    20
     
    24.30
    10
    20. Meningitis
    14.26
    35
     
    19.51
    21
    21. Birth Trauma
    14.08
    37
     
    19.33
    15
    22. Falls
    13.66
    23
     
    5.26
    90
    23. Other Injuries
    12.72
    49
     
    14.74
    41
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    12.63
    34
     
    13.19
    29
    25. Anemia
    12.19
    12
     
    13.19
    9
    26. Low Birth Weight
    11.96
    62
     
    24.39
    15
    27. Suicide
    10.28
    88
     
    12.22
    56
    28. Stomach Cancer
    10.05
    40
     
    5.62
    90
    29. Endocrine Disorders
    9.27
    50
     
    20.11
    8
    30. Violence
    9.06
    58
     
    14.82
    24
    31. Tetanus
    8.49
    3
     
    2.71
    15
    32. Asthma
    7.62
    78
     
    17.72
    22
    33. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    7.39
    33
     
    7.93
    26
    34. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.37
    98
     
    5.06
    134
    35. Oral Cancer
    7.35
    17
     
    4.35
    58
    36. Lymphomas
    7.17
    32
     
    4.21
    113
    37. Kidney Disease
    6.33
    159
     
    7.55
    153
    38. Fires
    5.87
    37
     
    6.30
    31
    39. Ovary Cancer
    5.71
    47
     
    3.37
    129
    40. Liver Cancer
    5.68
    86
     
    10.30
    37
    41. Drownings
    5.22
    71
     
    9.37
    25
    42. Inflammatory/Heart
    4.32
    129
     
    5.80
    85
    43. Leukemia
    4.30
    66
     
    2.31
    144
    44. Epilepsy
    4.18
    39
     
    5.97
    22
    45. Skin Disease
    3.75
    47
     
    2.55
    67
    46. Pancreas Cancer
    3.12
    100
     
    1.11
    157
    47. Other Neoplasms
    3.04
    78
     
    2.90
    85
    48. Lung Cancers
    2.79
    151
     
    1.26
    177
    49. Schistosomiasis
    2.77
    36
     
    3.11
    28
    50. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    78
     
    1.99
    91
     
     
    TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
     
      Kenya KENYA   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Deaths %   Deaths %
    1. Diarrhoeal diseases
    33,224
    11.80
     
    51,222
    7.62
    2. HIV/AIDS
    29,911
    10.62
     
    20,526
    3.06
    3. Influenza and Pneumonia
    26,947
    9.57
     
    84,332
    12.55
    4. Road Traffic Accidents
    14,032
    4.98
     
    25,899
    3.86
    5. Stroke
    11,976
    4.25
     
    33,913
    5.05
    6. Malaria
    11,922
    4.23
     
    43,258
    6.44
    7. Birth Trauma
    11,387
    4.04
     
    30,270
    4.51
    8. Low Birth Weight
    9,671
    3.43
     
    38,204
    5.69
    9. Congenital Anomalies
    8,995
    3.19
     
    18,222
    2.71
    10. Tuberculosis
    8,885
    3.15
     
    48,276
    7.19
    11. Maternal Conditions
    7,849
    2.79
     
    16,040
    2.39
    12. Coronary Heart Disease
    7,771
    2.76
     
    24,108
    3.59
    13. Meningitis
    5,847
    2.08
     
    18,627
    2.77
    14. Malnutrition
    5,362
    1.90
     
    22,512
    3.35
    15. Liver Disease
    5,214
    1.85
     
    9,466
    1.41
    16. Other Injuries
    4,783
    1.70
     
    11,821
    1.76
    17. Violence
    3,780
    1.34
     
    10,322
    1.54
    18. Diabetes Mellitus
    3,740
    1.33
     
    6,268
    0.93
    19. Hypertension
    3,728
    1.32
     
    9,405
    1.40
    20. Oesophagus Cancer
    3,589
    1.27
     
    1,937
    0.29
    21. Endocrine Disorders
    3,403
    1.21
     
    16,810
    2.50
    22. Tetanus
    3,308
    1.17
     
    1,948
    0.29
    23. Lung Disease
    3,272
    1.16
     
    10,391
    1.55
    24. Anemia
    3,242
    1.15
     
    7,561
    1.13
    25. Falls
    3,110
    1.10
     
    2,634
    0.39
    26. Suicide
    3,004
    1.07
     
    7,577
    1.13
    27. Cervical Cancer
    2,706
    0.96
     
    5,178
    0.77
    28. Alzheimers/Dementia
    2,526
    0.90
     
    4,461
    0.66
    29. Drownings
    2,417
    0.86
     
    9,325
    1.39
    30. Breast Cancer
    2,367
    0.84
     
    3,056
    0.45
    31. Prostate Cancer
    2,309
    0.82
     
    4,065
    0.61
    32. Fires
    1,858
    0.66
     
    5,142
    0.77
    33. Stomach Cancer
    1,857
    0.66
     
    2,028
    0.30
    34. Lymphomas
    1,735
    0.62
     
    1,665
    0.25
    35. Asthma
    1,726
    0.61
     
    7,016
    1.04
    36. Epilepsy
    1,704
    0.60
     
    4,465
    0.66
    37. Oral Cancer
    1,593
    0.57
     
    1,473
    0.22
    38. Pertussis
    1,550
    0.55
     
    3,819
    0.57
    39. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    1,523
    0.54
     
    1,781
    0.27
    40. Kidney Disease
    1,508
    0.54
     
    3,172
    0.47
    41. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    1,453
    0.52
     
    2,943
    0.44
    42. Syphilis
    1,410
    0.50
     
    11,243
    1.67
    43. Liver Cancer
    1,217
    0.43
     
    3,912
    0.58
    44. Leukemia
    1,209
    0.43
     
    1,000
    0.15
    45. Measles
    1,033
    0.37
     
    1,543
    0.23
    46. Inflammatory/Heart
    1,009
    0.36
     
    2,681
    0.40
    47. Encephalitis
    930
    0.33
     
    947
    0.14
    48. Poisonings
    916
    0.33
     
    2,802
    0.42
    49. Skin Disease
    844
    0.30
     
    1,033
    0.15
    50. Schistosomiasis
    684
    0.24
     
    1,276
    0.19
     
     
    CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
     
      Kenya KENYA   DR Congo DR CONGO
      Rate World Rank   Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    32.72
    24
     
    34.72
    23
    2. Cervical Cancer
    23.39
    19
     
    27.01
    15
    3. Breast Cancer
    19.74
    56
     
    15.18
    111
    4. Oesophagus Cancer
    18.94
    3
     
    6.06
    31
    5. Stomach Cancer
    10.05
    40
     
    5.62
    90
    6. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    7.37
    98
     
    5.06
    134
    7. Oral Cancer
    7.35
    17
     
    4.35
    58
    8. Lymphomas
    7.17
    32
     
    4.21
    113
    9. Ovary Cancer
    5.71
    47
     
    3.37
    129
    10. Liver Cancer
    5.68
    86
     
    10.30
    37
    11. Leukemia
    4.30
    66
     
    2.31
    144
    12. Pancreas Cancer
    3.12
    100
     
    1.11
    157
    13. Lung Cancers
    2.79
    151
     
    1.26
    177
    14. Uterin Cancer
    2.47
    78
     
    1.99
    91
    15. Skin Cancers
    1.27
    100
     
    2.23
    49
    16. Bladder Cancer
    1.22
    140
     
    1.64
    108
     
     
     
    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
    Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
    Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.